Kwara monarch arraigned for attacking another traditional ruler | Dailytrust

Kwara monarch arraigned for attacking another traditional ruler

Map of Kwara State
Map of Kwara State

The traditional ruler of Samora, Oba Matthew Idowu Ajiboye, was on Wednesday docked over alleged attack on Oloba of Eju Land, Alhaji Maroof Afolayan Adebayo at his palace in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state.

According to the police report, Oba Ajiboye with five others; Tijani Musibau, Kuburat Sodiku, Afolayan Sukiru, Usman Raufu, Tunde Arinwoye and Saheed Bello who’s at large, attacked Oloba and his family with dangerous weapons.

Police report added that Oloba, with his family members were terribly injured during the attack while valuable items including cash both in local and foreign currencies were catered away.

The prosecutor, Seun, informed the court that the matter is still under investigation and sought for adjournment.

Magistrate Badmus who presided over the matter, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties.

The matter was adjourned to September 24th, 2022 for hearing.

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